A WICK woman who tried to set herself alight in the backyard of the local police station has been made subject to a drug treatment testing order.
A 28-year-old Thurso man appeared via video link from custody at Inverness Sheriff Court on Monday and admitted assaulting his partner.
CRIMINAL courts in the Highlands are creaking under the strain of the Covid pandemic – after the number of trials was slashed by up to 75 per cent.
THE county's sheriff has heard about a Wick prisoner's alarm on being told that two cases of Covid-19 had been confirmed in the jail.
A WARRANT has been issued for the arrest of a Plymouth man who failed to turn up for his trial on a series of charges.
A COURT heard how a Wick man scorned a final chance to co-operate with social workers by walking out of a meeting with one of them.
A MAN who stole a brand new £40,000 Jaguar from an Inverness garage to get home to Birmingham was jailed for eight months.
Operation Ruling netted large quantities of 'illegal substances' and led to violent criminals being arrested including one caught with a sword.
Sheriff Andrew Berry received the compliments of the season from an unexpected source... a man he was about to sentence.
AN elderly woman banned from seeing her husband after she force-fed him with water will be able to share in some Christmas celebrations with him.
A MAN has appeared in court following a drug seizure by police at the Gills Bay ferry terminal.